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Mar 2, 2013 1:35am PST
with the patient until help arrives. he also promised a thorough review of this incident. >>> tonight, oakland is celebrating its monthly first friday street festival. it's the first since a teenager was killed in a shooting at last month's event. kpix 5's david jackson is in oakland with how the city tightened the rules. >> reporter: we're happy to report that this is one of the most peaceful and pleasant friday evenings they've had in oakland for quite sometime. it's the first friday art walk, making oakland at least for a time feel like the happiest place on earth. tonight, oakland was awfully happy, and that may be a direct response to the tragic murder of kiante campbell one month ago during art walk. the 18-year-old was shot and killed in a dark parking lot an hour after the art walk closed down. tonight, nobody wanted a repeat, so police and security flooded telegraph avenue, and everyone was in a cautious mood. >> you have to believe in the good. if you continue to focus on the negative, you're just gonna keep repeating that. you'll go nowhere.
CW
Mar 18, 2013 10:00pm PDT
to pay as restitution. >>> oakland's top cop is on the offensive, a p.r. offensive. kpix 5 tells us while hisofficers worked to clean up the streets that the chief is busy clean up the department's image. >> we're going to be doing things differently. >> reporter: whether it is announcing police patrols. >> this is the first step in doing it. >> reporter: counting the latest criminal sweeps. >> we have a lot of good news. >> reporter: or knocking back bad stories. oakland police chief has recently become a lot more aggressive when it comes to dealing with the press. >> we want to be a person to tell our story. and as the chief of police it is my responsibility to do that. >> reporter: maybe, but in recent years events like occupy along with questions about the police shootings and the conduct and the fear of the federal takeover in the department, they often had the cops playing defense. >> and we have been forced sometimes here to react to negative stories. and so we will be taking advantage of the positive stories, telling them before they are broken by some news organization. >> report
CBS
Mar 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
are springing forward with spring-like temperatures. how many times can we say spring? oakland 67, concord 66, san jose 65. redwood city sunshine for your saturday 63 degrees. a degree or two milder on sunday. monday, tuesday, wednesday, low to mid-70s where we'll stay, 70s each day next week with mainly sunny skies. >>> we have mobile weather out tonight. kpix 5's roberta gonzales is live on the new bay bridge. >> reporter: check it out. mobile weather, we are on the brand-new western span of the bay bridge. check this out brand-new concrete here. to give you a little proximity, back there is the toll plaza. people driving from the east bay would drive up this span here towards the skyway on to the suspension bridge and into treasure island then of course to san francisco. come over here and take a look at the current conditions. it is so cold up here! as paul was saying, it's been a windy blustery day right now 51 degrees. you factor in the wind speed that's very deceiving. there it goes up to 16 miles per hour, a bit of a bite into the air. baromet
CBS
Mar 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
updated on the case. in oakland, ann notarangelo kpix 5. >>> a fund has been established to help the family of jinghong kang. if you are interested in making a donation, go to our website, cbssf.com, click on "news." >>> a man will face charges in the death of a teenager n on her 17th birthday. police say he hit a girl saturday night while she was crossing the road. san francisco's district attorney says tragedies like this are avoidable. >> this is a tragedy and this is the kind of outcome that doesn't need to occur. >> she was a student at lowell high school. coincidentally yesterday san francisco supervisors unanimously approved using almost $800,000 in federal money to improve pedestrian safety along sloat boulevard. >>> the bay area has been dodging scattered showers throughout the afternoon as this cool wet weather hangs around a little while longer. chief meteorologist paul deanno has the hd doppler radar fired up. what's happening? >> reporter: hi-def doppler is mainly dry has been for much of the day. some isolated showers here on th
CW
Mar 16, 2013 10:00pm PDT
, volunteers from an oakland church were out picking up trash today as kpix 5's patrick sedillo shows us they believe it's a positive first step to preventing crime. >> if you go to tracy as a baby -- >> it's pretty bad out there. pretty commuted. >> reporter: the other city by the bay. oakland streets are lined with trash along international boulevard. >> something needs to happenner. >> reporter: something is. this crew of 30 volunteers are out in the streets today. on their own time, led by bishop bob jackson from ax gospel church. >> so much trash and garbage in our beautiful city and we've had enough. >> watch out for needles. >> reporter: and gathered it in front of the bishop's church. in order to be picked up later. he says that urban blight adds to bad behavior. >> the city manager robert bob had a saying, he said where there's grime, there's crime. where there's a lot of grime, there's a lot of crime. >> reporter: he blames the proliferation of fast food restaurants and lack of trash receptacles in the city as working with city leaders to get more of them out there. >> we all n
CBS
Mar 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
and cops teamed up for a big raid in oakland. kpix 5's kristin airs says it doesn't stop there. >> a scream, a struggle, a his or her fieing armed robbery captured on surveillance video near oakland. the men in the video belong toth notorious case gang. >> probably the most violent young group of people i've seen in my 25 years. >> that's why oakland police and the federal government have targeted the case gang. in a press conference today they announced they've all but dismantled the gang with at least 16 arrests as far as operation cease fire. >> we will use every legal means possible to identify those that are involved in violent crime and to bring them to justice. >> cease fire is one part community, one part enforcement. this is the community part. dozens of volunteers meeting every friday night to walk some of oakland's cities and streets in the dead of night, the stomping grounds for at least 15 gangs along international boulevard. >> we're here to try to build relationship in the community. that's all we're trying to do. >> in october oakland police chief howard jordan and community
CBS
Mar 10, 2013 11:00pm PDT
.com, oakland, $4.10 and san jose $4.11. the lowest in sacramento at $4.02. >>> speeding in an overloaded car is blamed for the death of six teens. eight teens were in a honda passport when the vehicle left the road and flipped into a swamp. 6 of the teens were killed two others got out and got help. one of the dead, 19-year-old was the driver. his family members are devastated. >> you just want everybody to know, you know, even if you are going through something, pick up the phone and call your family and tell them you love them. you never know what can happen. tomorrow is not promised to anybody. >> the victims ranged in aiming from 14-19. only some of the people were wearing cements. >>> one person was killed and 6 others hurt when a pick up truck careened into a crowded sidewalk and into a business in los angeles. fire officials say a man driving a chevy avalanche lost control of the vehicle and then crossed oncoming traffic before running on to the sidewalk and hitting several people. >> this is a very busy part of the city on a sunday afternoon.
CBS
Mar 1, 2013 4:30am PST
of killing a man from oakland and two other people on the las vegas strip is in jail. a team of los angeles police officers and federal agents arrested 26-year-old ammar harris yesterday at an apartment complex in north hollywood. the arrest came after a week- long manhunt. >> there were tips that proved to be beneficial that we used. >> the shooting victim kenneth cherry was laid to rest yesterday in his native oakland. harris and cherry had argued at the valet stand of the aria hotel resort. investigators say the shooting that followed caused a chain reaction crash on the strip that killed a taxi driver and his passenger. >>> a partial human skull found along the alameda creek trail was probably there for at least a year. and forensic teams combed the creekside bed yesterday looking for other remains after teenagers found the skull on wednesday. investigators say the teeth showed signs of dental work and that means it's unlikely it was from an old native american burial ground. >>> a rape on the uc-santa cruz campus was a hoax. there's word fro
CW
Mar 3, 2013 8:30am PST
and 57 at the oakland airport. san francisco 53 degrees. santa rosa set a record high of 74 degrees on friday is at 50 degrees right now. everybody will cool down into the upper 50s and low 60s today. clouds today and sprinkles. more sun coming in for monday, then more rain late on tuesday. here is why. high clouds overspreading the pacific coast keeping us mostly overcast today. we will get sunny breaks and a chance of a sprinkle or two, so, it is a can't-miss forecast of clouds, sun and a sprinkle. high shore clouds build in. pinpoint forecast, 59 degrees in san francisco. 61 in santa fe. 46 in the east bay. livermother looks okay at 65. same for concord. extended forecast to break on monday and tuesday and wednesday we will suh increased clouds late in the day on tuesday in time for the evening commute. it will get wet and stay that way on wednesday and thursday. the extended forecast looks for things to dry out on friday and saturday. & was quizzing me closely about just how much rain will fall. >> you like to put him on the spot, ann, right? >> yes. how else do i make him
CBS
Mar 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
and friends are searching for an oakland woman missing for five days now. she was last seen jogging near 34th and telegraph on thursday morning. the 31-year-old was wearing gray pants, gray sweatshirt and red shoes. her family says oakland police aren't doing enough to find her. there is now a $1,000 reward for information in the case. a vigil will be held this afternoon. >>> developing news in afghanistan. two american troops were killed today in an insider attack. an afghan police officer opened fire inside a police station while u.s. forces were visiting there. three afghan policemen were also killed in that gun battle. also afghan officials say u.s. troops have and killed two afghan civilians as the truck was approaching an american convoy just outside of kabul. >>> north korea meanwhile has nullified the 1953 armistice which ended fighting in the korean war, that's according to the country's main newspaper. the communist government is upset by last week's united nations vote to impose more sanctions because of north korea's nuclear activities.
CBS
Mar 12, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. beautiful day outside. oakland cooler 68. san francisco cooler downtown, 65. and check out the coast. it only hit 55 degrees at half moon bay so a 21-degree temperature spread between our inland locations and at the coastline. i checked this out. did a little number crunching. the average first 80-degree day over the past three days in santa rosa it's early april. all three of you, san jose, livermore and santa rosa may hit 80 tomorrow. in mid-march. something crazy is going on. we have a ridge of high pressure which is in the perfect location not only to keep us dry, that's the easy part. the hard part is getting the wind direction to be exactly where it needs to be to get us that offshore wind. it happens in the fall not as often in the springtime but it's in the perfect location to give us very warm weather tomorrow. now, as soon as thursday, things begin to change. high pressure will sink to the south. the ridge will flatten if you will. we get more of a zonal or west to east -- we'll stay dry but it won't be as warm. the peak of the heat wi
CBS
Mar 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
tell us san jose is heading in the right direction. that brings us to oakland where 60% say they disapprove of the job the mayor is doing. 65% say oakland shedding shed -- heading in the wrong direction. >> kpix 5 reporter phil matier has more. >> reporter: take it from me, here in oakland you don't have to travel far to find out what the issues are. take a look. >> the preparation of broken car glass on streets lets you know that in oakland crime isn't just an abstract statistic, it is personal. >> an everyday occurrence >> which may explain why 7 out of 10 voters say crime is their number one concern. that's twice as high as the response in san jose and five times as high as the response in san francisco. >> we got broken into, our house. there are break-ins almost every week. >> that's not lost on the oakland mayor who spent nearly a third of the recent city address talking about the situation. and the graduation of a new police academy class, but as the mayor noted. >> the question is whether or not we will have the money to contin
CBS
Mar 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
jewelry box was taken from the oakland museum of california in january. two months earlier gold nuggets and gold rush era pistols were stolen in another break-in. those items are still missing. so for police recovering the stolen box was personal. >> all the investigators that assisted me, we're all working together as a team, we were actually so happy. we thought we were in the room with the national treasure. >> police also made an arrest, 45-year-old parolee andre franklin taken in on sunday. opd won't confirm whether he is the suspect in the earlier break-in, as well. >>> new details on an emergency landing in san jose this morning. the pilot of the alaska airlines plane got a warning of a possible engine fire 20 minutes into the flight from san jose to idaho. the pilot declared an emergency, turned around and came ban t mineta. the passengers were unhurt and put on other flights. >>> in richmond, experts are checking out how much damage was done to a sailboat stolen and beached near pacifica yesterday. the 82-foot "darling" was he had to do rich
CBS
Mar 11, 2013 4:30am PDT
.15. over in oakland it's $4.10. san jose at $4.11. the low he was average prices in california are in sacramento at $4.02 a gallon. >>> a new compliance director is set to begin work today at the oakland police department. a u.s. district court judge appointed thomas frazier to oversee the opd reform efforts. he is the former police commissioner of baltimore, maryland and former deputy chief in san jose. his job is to get oakland police to comply with the set of reform measures that were supposed to be completed five years ago. >>> a popular berkeley restaurant will resume taking reservations today just days after it was damage by fire. chez panisse has canceled all reservations through march 23 but starting today will take new reservations for after that date. the cause of friday's fire is still under investigation. >>> there was a rocket launcher among the weapons turned in at a gun buy-back in vallejo this weekend. nearly 350 firearms were turned in, in exchange for $30,000 worth of cash and gift cards. the guns that were turned in were di
CBS
Mar 12, 2013 4:30am PDT
's going to be spectacular today temperatures in the 40s even low 50s into oakland. fairfield at 39 degrees. huge dome of high pressure, no threat of rainfall. the storm track still well to the north up into washington. so we are going to keep nice and dry for the foreseeable future. today's temperatures running 5 to 10 degrees above average as high as 76 degrees today in livermore, 73 in san jose, 69 in san francisco. about 75 degrees in the napa valley. going to get even warmer. we'll talk about that coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> we'll start you off with a live look at the south bay this morning. this is a look at 101 near trimble. as you can see everything is moving at the limit. we have overnight roadwork in san jose. we'll get to that in just a minute. but 101 is still moving fine. towards the bay bridge and this is a look at traffic towards treasure island, this morning we'll find various lanes blocked westbound 80 from the toll plaza all the way out towards yerba buena island scheduled to wrap up by about 5:00. p
CBS
Mar 1, 2013 5:00am PST
in the deaths of the man from oakland and two other people on the las vegas strip is now in jail. a team of l.a. police officers and federal agents arrested 26-year-old ammar harris yesterday at an apartment in north hollywood after a week-long manhunt. >> we used beneficial tips. >> the shooting victim kenneth cherry was buried yesterday in oakland. harris and cherry had argued at the valet stand at the aria hotel in las vegas. investigators say the shooting that followed caused a chain reaction crash on the strip that killed a taxi driver and a passenger. >>> how long was a partial human skull lying along the alameda creek trail in union city? authorities say it may have been more than a year. a forensics team combed the creekbed yesterday looking for any other remains, this after some teenagers found the skull on wednesday. investigators say the teeth showed some signs of dental work. that means it's highly unlikely that the skull fragment was from an old native american burial ground. >>> uc-santa cruz police say a reported rape on campus was a hoax.
CBS
Mar 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
there. water tests are being conducted. >>> oakland's first friday art walk kicked off about an hour ago but tonight there are big changes in the wake of a deadly shooting last month. instead of just canceling the event, organizers revamped it with a focus on safety. kpix 5 reporter patrick sedillo says the art walk is still about culture an connections but now it's also about peace. >> reporter: oakland is gearing up for this month's first friday in oakland. vendors are getting ready. the police in oakland are teaming up to make sure the music and arts festival goes off without a hitch. >> i feel secure with all the police presence and also that it's ending promptly at 9 p.m. >> reporter: there's a sense of concern with cause. last month's first friday was marred when a shooting killed one and wounded two. there will be moments of silence honoring the victims. >> after the incident at the last first friday where someone died a lot of people from the community got together and said, we need to do something about this. >> reporter: at this store a p
CBS
Mar 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
innocence. williams, who is from oakland, says he is not wasting any time on bitterness. >> i go with the flow. and right now the flow is positive. i want to do all positive things. no negativity. i keep all the negativity away from me. >> we'll hear more from him at 6:00 but williams is looking forward to visits with his family. he says i also wants to go back to -- he says he also wants to go back to school and travel in europe. >>> a family's car seats almost kill their twin daughters. the new invention they have created to make for a quick escape in case of an emergency. >> mobile5 is live in palo alto. how silicon valley is going hollywood and the traffic mess is holding up parts of the south bay. he had lunch with senate democrats today.... working to s. >>> president obama spent the day on capitol hill to bridge the budget divide. he had lunch with senate democrats today working to break the gridlock that's keeping lawmakers from getting much done. congressman paul ryan is moving forward with his house republican budget one that would
CBS
Mar 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
in oakland. looking out towards the tip-top of mount diablo standing 3,847 feet tall. san francisco currently in the upper 50s. low 60s san jose. oakland at 62 degrees. the winds are slight out of the northwest at 8 miles per hour. what a difference a day makes when those howling winds were relentless yesterday and last night. today with the lack of a wind, upper 60s in santa rosa above average. typically we are in the 60s around the peninsula and that's what we realized today. san jose about 2 to 3 degrees below average. 68 degrees common from fairfield through discovery bay. tonight over my, no clouds. temperatures still cold. 35 santa rosa, 34 degrees towards sonoma. upper 30s napa. low and mid-40s common around the almaden valley through mountain view through palo alto. this is the scene towards the coast where official sundown tonight is at 6:11. we'll have those cool temperatures overnight. tomorrow a play date, plan outdoor activities with the bright sunshine, mild temperatures and certainly some beach weather to come. in fact, santa
CBS
Mar 11, 2013 12:00pm PDT
to oakland police to get an update regarding the case and to confirm if an investigator will be signed. we're waiting for a call back. the canvassing will continue throughout the day and organizers say they have been meeting every night at the church to reconvene and to plan new search efforts. >>> the medical examiner has been called out to the caltrain tracks in san jose where a woman's body was found. investigators are looking at evidence between the diridon and tamien station stops. she may have been hit by a southbound train but the circumstances of her death are still under investigation. trains are on schedule. >>> a shooting this morning left a man dead in san jose in the ninth homicide of the year. police why called to murtha and capitol avenue around 4:30 this morning. a man was shot in the chest. so far, police don't have a suspect or motive. >>> authorities are trying to figure out how a man got into an elevator shaft at a bart station. bart police say the homeless man died last night after being crushed by an elevator going up. his bo
CBS
Mar 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
is in exchange for the city of oakland's police department not going under federal control. >> thank you. >>> now, the federal appointment just happens to come on the heels of our exclusive kpix 5 poll. 71% of oaklanders who responded told us crime is the number one issue in their city. crime concerns are much lower in san jose and san francisco. and you can find the full results of that poll on our website, cbssf.com. >>> well, oakland police did have something to celebrate today. they recovered a priceless piece of california history taken in a brazen museum burglary. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo shows us the case is far from closed. >> reporter: the jewelry box is exactly where it should be. it's in the museum behind me but it is still a mystery as to who took it and what were they going to do with it? >> it's been many sleepless nights. >> reporter: it may look like just an expense every jewelry box but this piece of california gold rush history evokes a lot of emotion. it's one of the iconic pieces in this museum. and when the
CBS
Mar 8, 2013 6:00am PST
a problem right now in oakland. so they have not issued a traffic alert. if you are traveling westbound 24 towards college, a big rig lost its load. there is a bunch of debris metal rebar and stuff in the road. they are running a traffic break in order to clear the accident with the motorcycle but delays are building out of the caldecott tunnel. westbound 24 approaching college avenue. we'll let you know when it's cleared. there is no traffic alert. we are hearing up to 10 cars on the right-hand shoulder possibly ran over some of that debris in lanes. so that's definitely a problem spot this morning. in the meantime, if you are riding bart right now there's some delays about 15 minutes or so out in the east bay. daly city towards the east bay so going against the commute. muni, caltrain and ace trains one and three are on time. that's a check of traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. a son-in-law of osama bin laden is set to appear in a new york courtroom less than two hours from now. sulaiman abu ghaith is expected to face terror-related charges.
CBS
Mar 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. this is the community part. dozens of volunteers meeting every friday night to walk some of oakland's seediest streets in the dead of night, stomping grounds for at least 15 gangs along international boulevard. >> we're here to try to build a relationship in the community. >> reporter: in october, oakland police chief howard jordan and community members met with the gangs, offering to work with them to help them find jobs and leave the life- style, but promised justice if the violence continued. >> today, we kept our promise. >> reporter: the community is keeping its promise, too, and they believe it is making a difference, however slowly. >> this is not going to happen overnight. if you try to judge the results of these efforts by what happened this morning or even by us walking for six months, you're going to get a false read, because this is not the end. this is only the beginning. >> reporter: christin ayers, kpix 5. >> according to police, the woman in that surveillance video was not hurt. both men were recently arrested. >>> more bay area headlines now
CBS
Mar 11, 2013 5:00am PDT
42 million plastic bags a year. >>> thomas frazier is set to begin work today as the oakland police department's new compliance director. a u.s. district court judge appointed him to oversee the opd's reform effort. he is the former police commissioner in baltimore, maryland and former didn'tty chief in san jose. his job is to get oakland police to comply with the set of reforms that they were supposed to have completed five years ago. >>> a restaurant in berkeley will start taking reservations again days after it was damaged by an early-morning fire. chez panisse has canceled all reservations through march 23 but beginning today, it plans to start taking new reservations for after that date. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> another gun buy-back program this weekend netted nearly 350 weapons including a rocket launcher. $30,000 worth of cash and gift cards were given away at the buy-back. it was held in vallejo. as soon as a gun would be turned in, it was disabled so it couldn't be fired. i'm not sure what they got
CW
Mar 30, 2013 10:00pm PDT
have some breaking news now out of oakland. we're learning a sheriff's deputy and a suspect have been shot at fruitvale avenue and san leandro street just a couple of blocks from the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station. this happened in just the last few minutes. we have a reporter on the way and we will have more details on the news at 11:00 on the sister station kpix 5. >>> a college student gunned down in cold blood on the bay area street. the shooter still on the loose. police say the shooting happened around 3:00 a.m. near the intersection of 24th and bryant in san francisco's mission district. kpix 5's don knapp spoke with neighbors earlier tonight about the murder. >> reporter: family members, friends and neighbors gather on the streets of this house in bryant street to remember and mourn the death of a college student who was home on spring break. jacob vadlevedo were walking on the street when according to san francisco police a hispanic male got out of a vehicle and asked him if he were a gang member and then shot him. he was taken to a hospital where he died. the gunman fled. the fr
CBS
Mar 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> tonight we are learning more about how super cop bill bratton plans to tackle oakland as crime problem. he and police chief howard jordan made their public debut as a team today to lay out their strategy. kpix 5's phil matier on their plan of attack tonight. >> reporter: just the mention of bill bratton and his "stop & frisk" policy had people talking in oakland even before he arrived. so his debut today in front of the media you can imagine everyone turned out. here's the story. as media events go, bill bratton wasted little time getting to the point. >> it's a well-known fact in policing that a very small proportion of the criminal population commits the majority of the crime. in l.a. we call it the 10% solution. 10% of the criminal population commits about 50% of the crime. 10% of the locations in the city are where about 50% of the crime occurs. and 10% of the city's population are about 50% of the victims. >> reporter: to combat that, he says oakland needs to better track crime and use as many outside agencies like the chp and the sheriff's de
CBS
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
. and a shower is now over top of oakland and the bay bridge. the south bay which will be very wet this evening just a few scattered showers right now around san jose and milpitas. i'm watching this upper level area of low pressure off to the west keeping the rain offshore but some of it is rotating through right now. your rainfall totals, much more rainfall in the south bay this evening than what we are going to see up north towards santa rosa. details on your weekend forecast. wait until you see how warm we're going to get, coming up in a few. >>> the woman killed by a lion at a central valley animal park died quickly of a broken neck. she was already dead when the 550-pound lion tossed her around its enclosure. for the first time since the attack, we're seeing where the woman died. >> our whole staff is -- it's just -- it's devastating. >> reporter: the director of the animal park where a 24-year- old intern was fatally mauled says he can't talk about the incident because of the investigation. >> we want to caution the public about the informat
CBS
Feb 28, 2013 6:00pm PST
of a massive manhunt. investigators say he killed three people including oakland rapper kenneth cherry. police say harris fired into the rapper's maserati on the las vegas strip last week causing a fiery chain reaction crash. the maserati slammed into a taxi which burst into flames killing the driver and his passenger. investigators say harris argued with cherry earlier in the parking area of a hotel. >> we believe shortly after the incident that occurred near las vegas, mr. harris was a fleeing felon. he left las vegas shortly after this event occurred. now, when exactly he left, i'm not going to go into that, as well. but what we do know is he did leave las vegas pretty rapidly. >> reporter: police had already found and talked to three women who were in harris' range rover the night of the shooting. police say harris, a self- described pimp, has an extensive violent criminal history including robbery, sexual assault and kidnapping. the district attorney did not say if he will seek the death penalty but he said it will be considered. >> i can't ima
CBS
Mar 5, 2013 6:00am PST
the oakland police department's reform efforts. thomas frazier is the former police commissioner of baltimore, maryland and a former deputy chief in san jose. he is going to get compliance measures conformed with that was supposed to be complied with 5 years ago. >>> george shirakawa resigned from the board last week facing criminal charges involving improper use of campaign donations and public funds. the board will decide whether to appointed a replacement to finish his term or call for a special election. >>> new this morning, it's official. bay area drivers have some of the longest commutes in the country. data came out on so-called mega- commuters. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is at the bay bridge toll plaza with just how much time people are wasting behind the wheel. >> reporter: it's a lot of time. the so-called mega-commuters spend at least an hour and a half plus 50 plus to get to work each day. there are a lot of them here in the bay area so we have a megacommute here. a lot of drivers in bumper-to- bumper probably agree. it ca
CBS
Mar 12, 2013 5:00am PDT
into san francisco. elsewhere, so a couple of problem spots westbound 24 at telegraph in oakland, four-car crash minor fender-bender quickly cleared to the right- hand shoulder. so not seeing any delays from the caldecott tunnel to the macarthur maze. fire northbound 238 near the 880 interchange from san leandro sounds like it's a smaller trash fire. it was visible from the freeway but it's on hesperian boulevard just off the freeway on city streets. elsewhere, out in st. helena, highway 29 at whitehall lane, this was an accident that happened overnight around 4:00 this morning. there may be lanes blocked. we are hearing about serious injuries reported on highway 29. >>> thank you. police in pleasanton are investigating claims that a teacher at a preschool tied up a 2-year-old. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington explains that the teacher allegedly took a picture of the incident and showed it to her coworkers. >> reporter: and one of the coworkers the mother of that child who then contacted police. so the preschool has been cited. the police depart
CBS
Mar 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
to fix it up. >>> west oakland is what many people refer to as a food desert. the low income neighborhood has been lacking access to a grocery store for years. one grass roots organization wants to off a community end grocery store. >> if it is a thousand, think about making it two. if it is five, think about making it 10. >> it is an investment pitch like no other at community center all over the east bay. buying into a community owned grocery store in west oakland. >> folks in particular, working class, middle class can participate. >> they say west oakland a food desert. an urban area lacking access to a grocery store and healthy food. >> there is a real need. it is not just a business opportunity here. >> his plan to offer shares to the public, marketing food in nontraditional grocery stores to shoppers who shop daily buying smaller baskets of food. >> it is very expensive to go to the store. >> but they say they still see opportunities for grocers to make money. the professor compiled a food atlas. >> that is why the idea could be s
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Mar 1, 2013 6:00am PST
were without power. >>> the prime suspect in the deaths of a man from oakland and two other people on the las vegas strip is now in jail. a team of l.a. police officers federal agents arresting 26-year-old ammar harris in an apartment complex in north hollywood after a week- long manhunt. >> there were tips that proved to be beneficial. we used those. >> shooting victim kenneth cherry was laid to rest yesterday in oakland. harris and cherry had argued at a valet stand of the aria hotel resort invasion. investigators say in vegas. there was a crash that killed a taxi driver and passenger, as well. >>> some bay area headlines for you this morning. uc-santa cruz police say a reported rape on campus was a hoax. a woman who is not a student claimed she was attacked on february 17th. now investigators say she admitted to making it all up. police are not saying why she did it. the district attorney's office will decide whether to file charges against her. >>> uptown oakland's first friday event for today will go on as scheduled despite safety concerns
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Mar 6, 2013 6:00am PST
the oakland coliseum. this camera on a windy day demonstrates how gusty it is because it usually shakes back and forth. right now it looks okay, pretty steady. you can see traffic is moving at the limit as you head towards downtown. we have a couple of things to tell you about at the bay bridge. the metering lights are on so we are starting to see delays in the cash and fastrak lanes. there's also a stall just reported. i just got word of that from my producer westbound 80 by the center anchorage, one lane is blocked. they are working to clear it. they canceled the high wind advisory for the bay bridge. so apparently it's not quite as bad any longer but those other high wind advisories are still in effect. let's go to our maps. this is a live look at the golden gate bridge. traffic looks okay right now out of ma ryan county. caltrans had suspended overnight roadwork because of the wet roads. westbound 580 this is definitely one of our busier spots right now actually starting from 205 out of tracy and you will notice this continuous line of brake li
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Mar 17, 2013 10:00pm PDT
right, now check this out. they released a time lapse video of the work being done here on the oakland airport connector. bart transit officials closed all the lanes of northbound interstate 880 between 1:00 to 6:00 a.m. this morning as it is a part of thbig construction project that will connect them to oakland international airport. and they will close it at one more time next sunday. >>> well, free parking near the at&t park is nothing, but a memory now. for months the municipal transportation agency has been putting in parking meters at the bay area between bryant and king on 5th and 2nd street. kpix 5 is on third street where parking costs a lot more on game days. sue? >> reporter: oh yes. now at the moment, this is after 10:00 where they say free parking. but that was not the case earlier today. now the game is over and people are walking back to their cars where some of them are finding an expensive surprise on their windshield. he is feeling pretty lucky to have found a parking lot near the ballpark just in time for the world baseball classics. >> we went around a couple of tim
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Mar 28, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. kpix 5 juliette goodrich is at children's hospital in oakland where the boy is in serious condition tonight. juliette goodrich, how is he doing? >> reporter: julie, 12-month- old elijah was in surgery all day today. doctors were actually removing bullet fragments from his neck. his family is here tonight in actual disbelief that their little baby was shot in a place where they considered safe, their home. >> i guess i'm lucky to have my son. >> reporter: the 12-month-old son elijah was sitting on the floor of the family's richmond apartment when he was shot in the neck by a stray bullet from somewhere outside. >> and my mom grabbed them, running into the kitchen. >> reporter: he was at work and rushed to the hospital. they were home feeding them when shots rang out. police say that the shooter was aiming a man in his 20s. elijah was hit by the wild bullet. >> reporter: what have the doctors told you? >> that he'll be fine, honestly. i guess there is some fragments in his neck. >> just unbelievable that the 1- year-old could be inside their home and be struck by gunfire. >> reporter:
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Mar 10, 2013 10:00pm PDT
temperatures holding steady, 52 san francisco, and then just due east of the bay bridge, oakland at 54-degree. we had 58 degrees to 74 degrees in napa. >> 68 in san jose, which is above average through concord and clayton into walnut creek. >> do you still need that extra blanket? into the bay and inland areas, numbers dropping to 38 degrees and sonoma. >> tomorrow's high, warmer than today, and averaging three degrees above normal. ? san francisco to nine degrees above average in oakland. san jose, we'll see 70 up from the average high, 67 degrees. >> clear skies tonight, cool temps. tomorrow, sunrise, 7:28, a bit of a shock to commuters. >> above normal temperatures, being called for. beach weather. in fact, let's head to santa cruz. 73 degrees. ten to 15 miles per hour winds. >> here we go. setting the stage for your week ahead, jet stream obviously well to the north. there you have the clouds taking the track of a very vigorous jet stream. precipitation running into british columbia, as well as the pacific northwest. we saw those clouds today. kind of a dirty ridge of high pressure. today
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Mar 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
and official sun down at 6:04. some very mild temperatures. 61 degrees in oakland. it is currently 57 degrees in san francisco. mid 60s commodore and santa rosa. today's highs considerably cooler than what we experienced yesterday when we had five record high temperatures. including 81 degrees in santa cruz. today it was 71. ten degrees cooler there. today 72 in oakland. down from yesterday's record breaker at 74 degrees. still, above normal numbers across the entire region including san francisco where typically we should be right around the mid 60s. tonight, overnight with the cloud cover, some very mild numbers. 40s and 50s. won't need that heater or that extra blanket. another live look this time looking out towards mount diablo where we could see by wednesday night a little dusting of snow with the lowering snow levels at 3500 feet wednesday night. overnight tonight rain chances mainly north of the golden gate bridge. for your sunday we could have a wet start if we see any rain it will be measured at a few one hundredths and then rain easily
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Mar 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
their investigation into the stolen ar-15 similar to this led them to a home on 88th avenue in oakland last night. the gun was taken from a locked undercover san francisco police car on saturday night. >> it's a very big relief. since the incident took place, the police department is work nonstop to locate the weapon and also identify the persons responsible for the theft. >> oakland police say they detained several people at the home where the rifle was found but nobody was arrested. the gun thief could face felony theft charges. >>> experts are checking out how much damage was done to a sailboat stolen and beached near pacifica yesterday. the 82-foot "darling" was towed to richmond overnight and is now on dry land. the boat has a broken rudder and loose keel and repairs could cost more than the boat is worth. a salvage crew had a tricky task in gaining control of the vessel yesterday. >> there's a lot of danger involved in it. the divers had to swim out to the vessel and grab a boarding ladder and get up on it with the vessel rocking violently. >> the boat's
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Mar 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
of the damage is between $150,000 and $200,000. >>> early-morning raids in oakland netted at least 12 suspects linked to some of the city's most violent crimes. the bust began early this morning around 5:00 in more than a dozen locations across the town and around the bay area. in addition to the arrests, authorities see several guns -- seized several guns. local officers collaborated with federal agents from the fbi, atf and the dea. >> we can't do it alone. so in addition to all of our federal, state and local partners that have joined us today, we have commitments from them to be here as long as necessary so that they can help us reduce violent crime in oakland. >> officers are still looking for at least 7 more suspects. >>> well, police in san jose have shut down a massive tent city. hundreds of homeless are being told to leave and as kpix 5 reporter anne makovec tells us, officials are offering alternatives but not everyone is taking them. >> reporter: they were given 72 hours' warning that the city was coming in to move them out. people like
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Mar 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
. and they approve of mayor chuck reed's work. that brings us to oakland, where 71% of the people say crime is the no. 1 issue. 60% say they disapprove of the job that jean quan is doing as mayor. even more, 65%, say oakland is heading in the wrong direction. >> and you can find the full results of our exclusive poll on cbssf.com. >>> a san francisco man cured of aids. and what doctors did that may have saved the infant from the infection. >>> this woman is not breathing enough. she's gonna die if we don't get this started. >> trying to make sense of a senseless death. what are the obligations of those retirement homes to save a dying patient? >>> and getting your child into the best university. why the first step might be in picking the baby's name. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪
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Mar 5, 2013 1:35am PST
reed's work. that brings us to oakland, where 71% of the people say crime is the no. 1 issue. 60% say they disapprove of the job that jean quan is doing as mayor. even more, 65%, say oakland is heading in the wrong direction. >> and you can find the full results of our exclusive poll on cbssf.com. >>> a san francisco man cured of aids. and what doctors did that may have saved the infant from the infection. >>> this woman is not breathing enough. she's gonna die if we don't get this started. >> trying to make sense of a senseless death. what are the obligations of those retirement homes to save a dying patient? >>> and getting your child into the best university. why the first step might lots of us are sick or hurt we have four times as many emotional problems as other kids i'll have to move over and over again. i'm twice as likely to drop out of high school. there's a 50-50 chance i'll end up homeless. not everyone can be a foster parent but anyone can help a foster child. 97 it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the
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Mar 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
at north sonoma county getting some steady rain right now. little bit of break for oakland and hayward but new rain fall moving in and the south bay after getting drenched you're catching a break. it has been windy all day. take a look at these peak wind gusts. half-moon bay, san jose state university and novato all with wind gusts of 40 miles per hour. there's a cold front moving through tonight which will keep the rain chance around but we're not done yet. big area of low pressure sliding by this week keeping the rain chance elevated. details how long that rain is going to stick around coming up in about ten minutes. >> all right. see you then. >>> take a live look at the bay bridge tonight. this side of the island, it's all about that. the bay lights. our installation is up and running on the western span from treasure island into the city of san francisco. we have team coverage tonight starting with kristen airs who shows us how all this works. kristen. >> that's right. ken, they pushed a button just about two hours ago and just take a look at it. this is the flashiest that the san
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Mar 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
plan of attack to bring down the crime rate in oakland, and he says you just have to do the math. >> a very small portion of the criminal population xhilts the majority of the crime. in la we call it the 10% solution. 10% of the criminal population commits about 50% of the crime. 10% of the locations in the city where about 50% of the crime occurs and 10% of the city's population are about 50% of the victims. >> the city is spending that $250,000. he's urging the city to partner with outside agencies to make up for officer shortages. >>> thousands will gather in san jose tomorrow to pay their respects toth two santa cruz police officers who were killed last week in the line of duty. kip doe on tonight's memorial and tomorrow's funeral. >> at the santa cruz memorial funeral home, one last chance for a quiet good-bye. >> they've given souch to the community and to be taken like that is a tragedy. >> at a public viewing today through hug sxhs handshakes, officers held back tears while watching over the caskets of detective sergeant lawyeren baker and detective elizabeth butler. >> i
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Mar 7, 2013 4:30am PST
overnight roadwork in lanes towards downtown oakland and once again crossing the golden gate bridge, nice and quiet in terms of dry weather, different story today than we saw yesterday but overall looks like the drive time is sluggish because of that overnight roadwork on the approach to the bridge in both directions northbound 101, two lanes blocked for another 25 minutes or so. coming up, we'll check mass transit. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> questions remain this morning after an animal park volunteer was mauled to death by a lion. it happened yesterday at cat haven, an animal sanctuary in the sierra foothills just east of fresno. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is live in the newsroom with more on what happened. cate. >> reporter: michelle, we actually still -- we know very little about what happened before the fatal attack, like provoked the attack and why the intern was in the enclosure unsupervised. we know the victim was identified as 24-year-old diana hanson. she was a volunteer at the park. hanson moved from the
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Mar 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
later time. live in oakland, i'm da lin, kpix 5. >> there will also be an operation cease-fire walk through oakland tonight about 7:00. community leaders including mayor quan will walk the neighborhoods and reach out to young people about alternatives to violence. >>> san jose police are trying to explain how they missed the body of an elderly man stabbed, then stashed in his apartment. detectives had checked the place after the man was listed as missing. but as mark sayre tells us, the big break came yesterday when the victim's granddaughter wound up back at the apartment alongside the suspected killer. >> reporter: family members have been looking for him for more than a month. police even made a visit to the apartment. despite all that effort, the man's decomposing body was right there the entire time. 69-year-old stanley jacobson was last seen by his family on february 4th and now, more than a month later, police have arrested regina butler and charged her with murder. his granddaughter says the family has always suspected butler, wh
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